Skip to comments.Italian footballer dies after collapsing on the pitch, all Serie A matches postponed
Posted on 04/14/2012 4:39:28 PM PDT by nuconvert
Four weeks after Bolton's Fabrice Muamba improbably survived a cardiac arrest on the pitch during an FA Cup match, a similar scenario has played out in Italy -- but this time without the happy ending. Livorno midfielder Piermario Morosini collapsed on the pitch after suffering a cardiac arrest in the 31st minute of a Serie B match against Pescara (as with the Muamba incident, we will not be showing video of this).
Medical workers attempted to resuscitate the 25-year-old on the pitch, but according to the AP, a cardiologist at the hospital to which Morosini was taken reported that he was dead upon arrival and never regained consciousness. The match was abandoned as players left the pitch in tears.
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We've got to do something!
Soccer players are probably some of the best conditioned athletes in the world.
If an autopsy is performed, the findings could be interesting.
Not to mention just regular folks dying all the time.
it's a fine language that makes soccer sound civilized.
Any long time fan of the Boston Celtics knows what I mean.Reggie Lewis,a rising star in the NBA,collapses on the court.Soon after he goes to one of the top cardiologists in the country who tells him "your career is over".He goes to another top doctor down the street (Boston is thick with top doctors) who tells him he's OK to play.Not long after hearing that (days? weeks?) he drops dead on a practice court.
I wonder what substances they are using to push themselves?
Sheesh, you would think after the similar near tragedy in England a few weeks ago they would know better.
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